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Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italia
Job ID: R0007365
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Project Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks in Engineering Department. The position is based in PISTOIA

Who We Are


Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


  • Coordination of the engineering project team from the design phase to the final validation phase and analysis of feedback from the field.
  • Management of the design review
  • Management of project configuration
  • Technical interface with the customer
  • Management of project requirement with the support of the requirement manager
  • Management of the project plan with the support of the project planner
  • Management of the project budget with the support of the project planner and controller

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Experience of at least 5 years in the railway industry with the role of Project or System Engineer
  • Preferred past experience in Main Line / High Speed Rolling Stocks
  • Knowledge of the basic concepts of the RAMS disciplines is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the main regulations relating to on-board systems in the railway business
  • Knowledge of the main office automation software/tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the electrotechnical, electronic, system engineering processes and the main regulations in the railway field is required, in order to manage, throughout the life cycle of the product and with an interdisciplinary approach, the design activities from the design phase to the final validation phase and analysis of feedback from the field.
  • Knowledge of Engineering Processes and Railway Operations.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, with the aptitude to contribute with constructive and practical ideas.
  • Readiness to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced, multitasking international environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously in teams and for projects is required.
  • Availability for short-term national and international business trip.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Ability to manage and plan the assigned tasks independently and team-working.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, problem-solving attitude and business process analysis.
  • Ability to face with the different internal functions (internal customer) and external (suppliers, customers, partners).
  • Planning and organization.
  • Versatile in learning and strong desire to remain up-to-date with changes in technology and best industry practices.
  • Strong business acumen & technical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attitude to work in an international and multi-cultural reality.

Education / Qualifications

Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Vehicle Transportation Engineering or equivalent


Good knowledge of written and spoken English is mandatory.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi


It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or

expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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